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Camilla Elliott

Fact vs Fake: Resources to Help Librarians Navigate Digital Literacy - ALSC Blog - 1 views

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    "Towards that end, ALSC's Intellectual Freedom Committee partnered with AASL to host a joint Community Forum on Digital Literacy/Digital Citizenship.  If you missed the forum you can access the transcript here or focus your attention on the media literacy section of the ALSC Post-Election Resource."
Camilla Elliott

4 sites to fight fake news| Tech Learning - 1 views

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    "It's important to discuss media literacy and help your students learn to separate fact from fiction so they can be informed, empowered citizens."
Camilla Elliott

Flipgrid. Ignite Classroom Discussion. - 1 views

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    Tool to share, record and assess reading and comprehension
Camilla Elliott

ReadWorks - 1 views

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    Reading groups to support reading skills. US based, free for full version (charity based)
Rhondda Powling

Home - Fake News - LibGuides at Indiana University East - 0 views

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    Libguide that offers advice on how to identify Fake News. The ability to tell accurate news from fake news is an important skill that you'll use for the rest of your life.  This LibGuide will give you valuable insight in telling fact from fiction online, plus a chance to exercise your newfound skills. 
Rhondda Powling

Teaching Teens Media Literacy 101 - @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox - 0 views

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    "Lately there has been a lot of focus on how fake and biased media influenced the US election. It's staggering to realize how much of an influence it has had. The author compelled to tweet to her teen (and adult followers) some tips for helping to examine the news and media we consume."
Rhondda Powling

Statement on information literacy :: ASLA - 0 views

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    From the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and Australian School Library Association (ASLA). Its purpose":To describe what is information literacy in the context of an information literate school community."
Rhondda Powling

Teaching literacy is more than teaching simple reading skills: it can't be done in five... - 0 views

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    A good article about developing literacy skills. "All Australian children and young people becoming literate I believe it is vital we understand and define the complexity of literacy. Literacy encompasses the knowledge and skills students need to access, understand, analyse and evaluate information, make meaning, express thoughts and emotions, present ideas and opinions, interact with others and participate in activities at school and in their lives beyond school. "
Rhondda Powling

Why Digital Literacy Is Critical In eLearning - eLearning Industry - 0 views

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    "Digital literacy has been dubbed as a fourth literacy. Whereas reading, writing, and mathematics are considered as the cornerstone of being literate, literacy in this day is not complete if a person is not capable of accessing and creating digital information. Therefore it is important to talk about digital literacy in education and eLearning."
Rhondda Powling

The Best Places To Get The "Same" Text Written For Different "Levels" | Larry... - 0 views

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    Having the "same" text written for different levels of English comprehension can be a life-saver for a multi-level class of English Language Learners or for a teacher with a mainstream class that includes some students that are facing other challenges. They can be an important tool for differentiation.
    Listed here are a few sources where you can get these different versions other than creating them yourself.
Rhondda Powling

Learn2Earn | Whooos Reading - 0 views

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    This online, gamified reading log rewards kids for reading and motivates them to read more. After logging their most recent reading, they answer a CCSS-aligned comprehension question. They earn Wisdom Coins for logging their reading and answering the questions, which can be spent in the Owl Store where they buy virtual accessories for their Owlvatar. The reward system motivates kids to read more every day and gives teachers a chance to monitor what students are reading outside of the classroom.
    different priciing options
Rhondda Powling

Teens can't tell the difference between Google ads and search results | The Verge - 0 views

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    "The familiar narrative of teens and technology is one of natural proficiency - that young people just get technology in a way that older generations don't. But research suggests that just because children feel at home using smartphones, it doesn't mean they're more aware of the nuances of how the web works. In a new report published by the UK's telecoms watchdog Ofcom, researchers found that only a third of young people aged 12 to 15 knew which search results on Google were adverts, while this figure was even lower - less than one in five - for children aged 8 to 11"
Rhondda Powling

Word Mover - ReadWriteThink - 0 views

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    Word mover is designed to help students develop poems and short stories. When students open Word Mover they are shown a selection of words that they can drag onto a canvas to construct adesigned to help students develop poems and short stories. When students open Word Mover they are shown a selection of words that they can drag onto a canvas to construct a poem or story. Word Mover provides students with eight canvas backgrounds on which they can construct their poems. poem or story. Word Mover provides students with eight canvas backgrounds on which they can construct their poems.
Rhondda Powling

Versus / and / or: The relationship between information literacy and digital literacy |... - 1 views

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    A good discussion trying to understand the different but related terms and what they mean to education
Rhondda Powling

Study says reading aloud to children, more than talking, builds literacy | EdSource - 0 views

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    "Massaro's study has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Literacy Research."
Rhondda Powling

10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers - Daily Genius - 0 views

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    An update from an earlier post. These simple but effective ideas would be easily adapted for a range of schools, classrooms and students.
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